the art of language: having something to say

Language arts implies there is an art to learning a language. Languages are colourful, varied, sometimes off-beat. Sometimes they’re formal, sometimes they’re not. Sometimes they’re reporting, sometimes they’re playing. This month of November, two of my daughters are participating in NaNoWriMo: National Novel Writing Month. Grammar, vocabulary, spelling, and writing lessons are on hold, while they…

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for those that write, or wanna write: 8 things I tell myself every day

Thoughts I think throughout the day… 1. I should write that down…so I do, in one of a dozen notebooks, or my iPod. Those weird, or silly, things that my kids say or do that send me into mentally writing a blog post…that’s gotta have a place. Don’t lose it, find a place to write…

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